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dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
judicious - sound on judgment; wise
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)